Tag Archives | Human Rights

Same-Sex Marriage Bill 2013 [Legislation Debate]

This speech was delivered on 31/10/2013 in the NSW Upper House. You can read the full debate online here. Mr DAVID SHOEBRIDGE [12.43 p.m.]: I support the Same-Sex Marriage Bill 2013. I acknowledge and commend the comments of my colleagues Dr Mehreen Faruqi and Dr John Kaye, who have spoken in support of the bill. A […]

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Petition about police oversight in NSW

The Gay and Lesbian Rights Lobby, together with the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras (SGLMG), ACON and the Inner City Legal Centre (ICLC) have launched a joint petition aimed at forcing a debate in the State Parliament on the legislative framework governing complaints about Police conduct in New South Wales. The need for an independent complaints […]

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Business of the House [Motion Debate]

This speech was delivered on 9 May 2013 in the NSW Upper House. You can read the full debate online here. BUSINESS OF THE HOUSE Suspension of Standing and Sessional Orders: Order of Business Mr DAVID SHOEBRIDGE [10.17 a.m.]: I move: That standing and sessional orders be suspended to allow a motion to be moved forthwith […]

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